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remarried at the age of 80, michelle t widow of the former president. in 2009 he voted for what would be the last time. even the new president could never match the long lasting charisma and popularity of nelson mandela. his spirit, sacrifice and legacy will live on. the last few years have been very difficult for nelson mandela as illness sapped the strength from his body. his spirit does live on. we saw it earlier this year as we stood outside the hospital and watched the waves of south africans came up to the gate and wished for their leader to feel better, wished for their leader to go to another place, happier place, with less pain and suffering. remembering this black south african president, global icon, symbol of antipar tide, symbol of freedom so close to them. we expect to see much more of that in south africa and around the world in the next couple of days bret. >> live in london, greg, thank you. >>> fox news producer paul tilsley is in jo happehannesbuj. >> crowds started to gather long before his announcement that he had passed on. one man came along to play flowers outs
will be president obama and first lady michelle obama. former president george bush and laura and former president clinton and hillary. clinton sat down today and recalled mandela's long years in prison. >> i said, tell me how this changed you. how did you give up 27 of the best years of your life and come out a better than than you went in. he said i realized they could take everything from me except my mind and my heart. those things i would have to give them. he said, i decided not to give them away. >> reporter: all told, there are ten days of national mourning for the late nelson mandela. considering the emotions we're seeing, that might not be enough. >> greg, thank you. >>> much of the u.s. is facing down right wintry blast with frigid temps, ice and snow. several deaths have been reported, most resulting from treacherous driving conditions. hundreds of flights have been canceled. the national weather service issued ice warnings for at least eight states. the temperature in parts of north dakota, as you see here, registered a few degrees below zero. but the windchill pushed it to nearly 40
lady michelle and the bushes and clintons are wheels up. also well over 70 leaders and figures from around the world, perfect prins r prince charles to hugh castro will join for a memorial in johannesberg on tuesday. all of this is presenting a monumental challenge to south african security. some 11,000 troops and police are deployed. >> what is cutting us is the spirit of the people around the world and yet in south africa, in the streets an the townships, sbhb suburbs, people-suburbs, people are uniting and holding hands together. >> this is a symbol of post apartheid nondenominational symbols. and people lined up to visit an earlier home and wrote messages on a wall of remembrance. the mood was not mournful but one of celebration. >> it is very touching but i feel very happy. we have come to a point as a country we enacted and are liberated. >> there are things we will never forget. >> president obama is set to speak at tuesday's memorial and then will leave. but the events marking nelson mandela will continue. his body will lie in state for three days and then a burial at his ho
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